how to pronounce öffnen


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the above transcription of öffnen is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

öffnen is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of öffnen in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… bedeutung hat den raum öffnen und halten …”

meanings of öffnen


  1. To open up (to), confide (in) (to reveal oneself; share personal information about oneself).
  2. To open, get, or answer the door.
  3. To open (to make accessible to customers or clients).
  4. To open (to become open).
  5. To open (to make something accessible or allow for passage by moving from a shut position).
  6. To open (to load into memory for viewing or editing).

öffnen frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word öffnen occurs in german on average 41.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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